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LGS Luncheon April 2021

Date: April 21st

Time: 11:30AM – 2:00PM

Location: The Petroleum Club of Lafayette


Redeposition of Microfossils related to Mega-Tsunami Events as analogs for deepwater deposition

The large amplitude of mega-tsunami waves creates a devastating erosional effect on the continental shelf and shorelines resulting in a large amount of fine-grained material swept . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon April 2021

LGS Luncheon Sep 2020

Date: September 16th

Time: 11:30AM – 2:00PM

Location: The Petroleum Club of Lafayette


Multi-Scale Fault Control on Smackover Dolomitization at Big Escambia Creek Field, Alabama


James J. Willis, Ph.D.

Willis School of Applied Geoscience


Big Escambia Creek Field is a large, updip fault trap of the Smackover Formation . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon Sep 2020

LGS Luncheon – March 2020


Exploration and Production High-Grading Utilizing Petroleum Geochemistry

Dan Jarvie, Wildcat Technologies/Worldwide Geochemistry/TCU Energy Institute


The present-day keys to petroleum source rocks is the knowledge of how much petroleum they have generated and expelled versus how much they have retained and the quality of each (API gravity, viscosity, sulfur content and . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – March 2020

LGS Luncheon – February 2020


Geologists, the Public, and Public Policy: What Are Our Ethical Responsibilities?

In the polarizing and supercharged environment of today’s public discourse, many views are hotly contested, but three stand out as worthy of attention from geological scientists: fracking, public primary and secondary education, and climate change. All three are interconnected.

. . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – February 2020

LGS Luncheon – January 2020

On April 17, I had the pleasure of enjoying the fine hospitality of the Corpus Christi Geological Society – and some good local cuisine – while I shared stories of some of the newer interpretation technologies that are starting to impact our industry. Some background first. I started off in this industry in the late 1970’s, doing seismic interpretation in the state waters offshore Texas. Over the years I worked much of the onshore Gulf, as well as the offshore and deep offshore, including subsalt plays. . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – January 2020

2020 Pizza Meet & Greet

Come join us at the LGS Student and Professional “Eat and Greet” Thursday, January 23rd 5:30-8:00 pm Deano’s on Bertrand . . . → Read More: 2020 Pizza Meet & Greet

LGS Luncheon – November 2018


When George Mitchell died in 2013, The Economist proclaimed, “few business people have done as much to change the world as George Mitchell,” a billionaire Texas oilman who defied the stereotypical swagger so identified with that industry. He did more than any other individual since John D. Rockefeller to alter the economics of . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – November 2018

Third Annual LGS Coastal Symposium

The Coastal Symposium, the premier annual academic Louisiana coastal conference, will bring together scientists, engineers, geographers, and policy makers from across the range of geoscience-related disci-plines to exchange ideas, interpretations, and insights into Louisiana coastal geology – both onshore and offshore – and on associated topics . . . → Read More: Third Annual LGS Coastal Symposium

LGS Luncheon – October 2019

Abstract: “Exploration Success Equation, Forecasting Abilities of Explorers and the Role of Luck in Petroleum Exploration”

Dr. Alexei V. Milkov

An exploration company is successful when it predictably and consistently creates high value from petroleum exploration. When defined like that, exploration success depends on the right combination of property (acreage), processes, people and luck. In . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – October 2019